Our mission is to empower eye doctors with powerful vision care tools.

We are doing that by building a vision care platform that works with new virtual reality technology. Our team is made up of programmers, doctors, scientists, and industry experts. Meet the team building Vivid Vision.

James Blaha

CEO, Founder

James Blaha

CEO, Founder

James, who grew up with amblyopia and strabismus, decided to try and improve his own vision. While building the first version of Vivid Vision for amblyopia he gained stereo vision and started the company.


Manish Gupta

CTO, Founder

Manish Gupta

CTO, Founder

Manish left IBM to co-found the company in 2014. Experienced in both engineering and design, Manish leads development at Vivid Vision.


Tuan Tran, OD

Tuan Tran, OD

Chief Optometrist, Founder

Tuan Tran, OD<

Chief Optometrist, Founder

Dr. Tran is an Optometrist from Detroit, MI. He makes sure optometrists and vision therapists can get the most out of Vivid Vision.


Alan DeCorte

VP Sales

Alan DeCorte

VP Sales

With decades of experience selling and marketing ophthalmic devices, Alan heads up Vivid Vision's sales team.


Ben Backus, PhD

Science Advisor

Ben Backus, PhD

Science Advisor

Ben runs the Backus Lab at SUNY School of Optometry in New York. His lab is focused on understanding how binocular vision works. He uses his expertise to make sure our system is using the cutting edge of vision science.


Jordan Braunstein

Jordan Braunstein

Customer Success

Jordan Braunstein

Customer Success

Jordan, formerly at Trustee, runs logistics and customer success at Vivid Vision.


John Drake

John Drake

Science Advisor

John Drake

Lead Game Designer

Formerly at LucasArts and Telltale Games, John heads up the design of our games.


Cris Miranda

Marketing and Media

Cris Miranda

Marketing and Media

Cris Miranda established himself as one of the foremost experts on virtual reality by creating the longest running VR podcast, EnterVR. He heads up social media marketing at Vivid Vision.